Awards History

Civility Award

“The Civility Award recognizes those who exemplify civility and professionalism. Who consistently conducts him/herself with the highest levels of professionalism, competence, civility and the highest degree of ethics, always exhibiting integrity, honor, courtesy and a sense of fair play. One who seeks to efficiently advance causes through means that are consistent with truth and honor and contribute their skill, knowledge, and efforts to enhance and educate the profession.”

2019

Siblings:
Linda Galbraith
Steven Galbraith

 

* Deceased

2018

David W. Christensen

2017

THomas W. Cranmer

2016

William F. Mills

Richard B. Baxter Exemplary Advocate Award

“The Baxter Award, which recognizes the preeminent Michigan trial lawyer who best exemplifies the tradition of civility and integrity in the legal profession.”

2019

No Award Given

2015

Paul Manion

2011

Robert F. Garvey

2007

Honorable Dennis Archer

2003

David W. Christensen

 

* Deceased

2018

Richard M. O’Connor

2014

Robert S. Krause

2010

Paul A. Rosen

2006

* John E. S. Scott

2002

Pat O’Leary

2017

Kathleen L. Bogas

2013

*George J. Bedrosian

2009

No Award Given

2005

No Award Given

2016

George A. Googasian

2012

Daniel J. Scully Jr.

2008

No Award Given

2004

James Feeney

Lifetime Judicial Achievement Awards​

“The Lifetime Judicial Achievement Award is awarded to those who have given many years of judicial service. Through their Decisions, they have exemplified the level of professionalism and integrity that uphold the best traditions of the bench.”

2019

Hon. Bridget M. McCormack
Michigan Supreme Court

2016

Honorable Gershwin A. Drain
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

2013

Honorable Damon J. Keith
Senior Judge for the United States Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit

2010

No Award Given

2007

Justice Marilyn J. Kelly, Michigan Supreme Court
Honorable William B. Murphy, Michigan Court of Appeals

2004

Honorable John Feikens,
United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

2001

Honorable James L. Ryan
United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

 

* Deceased

2018

Hon. Jane Beckering
Michigan Court of Appeals

2015

Honorable Gerald E. Rosen
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

2012

Honorable Julian Abele Cook Jr.
United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

2009

No Award Given

2006

No Award Given

2003

No Award Given

2017

Honorable Nancy G. Edmunds
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

2014

Pamela R. Harwood
Law Office Pamela R. Harwood PLLC

2011

Honorable Robert Holmes Bell
United States District Court, Western District of Michigan

2008

Honorable Dennis C. Kolenda
Kent County Circuit Court Judge 1989 to 2008

2005

No Award Given

2002

No Award Given

Scully Award for Outstanding Service

“Awarded to those individuals who have served the membership of ABOTA to further the mission of ABOTA, that is: To foster improvement in the ethical and technical standards of practice in the field of advocacy to the end that individual litigants may receive more effective representation and the general public be benefited by more efficient administration of justice consistent with time-tested and traditional principles of litigation.”

2019

Madelyne Lawry

2015

C. Kenneth Perry, Jr.

 

* Deceased

2018

No Award Given

2017

Daniel J. Scully

2016

James R. Kohl

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